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Even One Vaccination Works: Five Things To Know About Measles

The measles outbreak has now infected 94 people in eight states, with 67 cases clearly linked to Disneyland, California health officials reported Wednesday.<p>More cases are expected. Here are five things you need to know about measles:<p>Ninety percent of people exposed to measles virus will catch it if …

Public Health

Your Measles and Vaccination Questions Answered

What does it take for an outbreak to start? Do the unvaccinated endanger everyone else?<p>The debate over vaccines and the overwhelming media coverage that it's attracted in light of a measles outbreak tends to obscure a key fact about Americans: More than 90 percent are vaccinated against measles and …

Rick Perry Law Led To Rise In Parents Opting Out Of Vaccines

WASHINGTON -- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has stayed relatively quiet during the latest outbreak of potential 2016 presidential contenders stumbling on vaccination policy, even though he has perhaps the most interesting history on the issue.<p>In 2007, Perry became the first governor in the U.S. …

moules à la marinière

In the two years since I’ve rejoined the meat-eating world after a 15-year absence, I’ve re-immersed in, I’d like to think, a considerable range of …

Deep Frying

The Bizarre World of Cruise Ship Kitchens

<i>Photo © Carey Jones</i><p><i>By Carey Jones for FWx</i><p>Throughout its history, cruise ship fare hasn't exactly had the best reputation. (You can thank budget cruise lines with their endlessly dull buffets for that.) But in today's world of restaurant geeks and <i>Food Network</i> obsessives, cruises have to cater to …

Ice Cream

Obama's Iraq aim: contain, not destroy, extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain — not destroy — the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region. That leaves open the questions of how deeply the U.S. will be drawn into the sectarian conflict, …

Healing the 'butterfly children': Treatment offers hope for rare skin disease

By the time her third daughter was born last year, Gabriella McCann thought she was an old pro at handling new babies.<p>But nothing in her experience with Greta, now 6, or Stella, 3, could have prepared her for Elisa, who arrived missing a puzzling patch of skin on the back of one hand. Within 24 …

Medicine

Keeping Sexual Love Alive: Six Time-Tested Ways

I think Philip Galanes's "Social Qs" -- found in the Sunday <i>New York Times</i> -- is fabulous. Philip writes like a dream, and his advice is witty, targeted, and filled with film and literary references. (Plus his fascinating, revealing interviews are not to be missed!) One of the generous things about …

Relationships

What a Dying Patient Taught a Burned-Out Doctor

Every doctor has patients we will remember forever for the experiences they bring: the first baby we deliver, the first heart murmur we detect, the first surgery we perform on our own.<p>Every doctor also has patients we will remember forever for the other kinds of experiences they bring: complaints …

Empathy

GOP’s “bad black mother” myth: Meet the modern-day “welfare queens”

From Shanesha Taylor to Debra Harrell, the criminalization of black mothers continues — and it serves an agenda<p>The New York City Police Department arrived at Denise Stewart's Brooklyn apartment last week looking for a “disturbance.” They responded to a call that gave no apartment number and …

The World's Best National Dish: Which Country's Meal Is Tops?

What a culture eats can say a lot about its character. It's called cuisine, doofus, and a lot of countries have one iconic dish that is the most widely eaten thing within its borders. But how do these meals stack up, say, from a taste and ingredient standpoint? We set out to rank them, from least …

Cooking

Top 5 Bagel Spots in NYC

New York City is one of the most culturally diverse cities found anywhere in the world, bringing in a unique food culture that brings in the best that the world has to offer. All these different cultures bring in their own styles of food, to where some might claim that New York could be the food …

Bagels

Custom Wedding Bridal Items From Etsy

Etsy can be a bride's best friend or...terrifyingly overwhelming. I've found some amazing items that have helped with planning and others I'm bookmarking as potential wedding favors, but a simple query can return <i>hundreds</i> of results. A girl gets a headache just flipping through them all. To help, I …

The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Last fall, Pinterest launched a feature called "Place Pins," which allows users to map out businesses or locations they want to visit in the future. In the eight months since the feature was launched, more than 1 billion travel locations have been pinned.<p>And according to Place Pins data, more than …

Ice Cream

Shop These 12 Wedding Details Not To Forget

Social Security benefits and filing joint taxes don't exactly pop into your head when you're getting engaged, so we've specified 13 legal benefits of …

The Ultimate Bridesmaid Gift Guides

Our resident style maven Bené Eaton is back and this time she’s guiding us through gifts for the girls, with bridesmaid presents to suit every …

20 roads you should drive in your lifetime

There are millions of miles of roads in the world, and some of these roads provide incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Sometimes, the roads themselves are a work of art.<p>We've come up with the ultimate list of the world's most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes the journey is much …

Hiking

New boat rental sites try to be 'Airbnb for yachts'

Just as Airbnb shook up the hotel market by making it easy for travelers to rent people's homes for vacation stays, some new boat-sharing sites are trying to make it simpler for folks to spend time on the water.<p>Sites like San Francisco-based Boatbound and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Cruzin are …

Here's Another Way You Never Considered Peeling A Mango

Mangoes are tricky. They have really thin skin that is difficult to peel off and a huge, flat pit running right down the middle that gets in the way of everything. But a new food hack might have just convinced us that mangoes might not be as inaccessible as we once thought.<p>This video from …

5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline<p>Excess sugar is one of the three primary drivers behind weight gain and a number of common health issues (processed foods and "bad" fats are the two others). Throughout our lives most of us have been programmed to believe a few …